THE PLANNING PROCESS

These are the key stages by which East Hants District Council is preparing for and consulting on its Local Plan which sets out planning policy for the period 2017-2036

Stage 1. Gather evidence and engage stakeholders. 

DECEMBER 2018

Stage 2. Public Consultation on Draft Local Plan 

MARCH 2019 

Stage 3. Public Consultation on which Major Settlements should be included in the Local Plan

OCTOBER 2019 - WE ARE AT THIS STAGE NOW

Stage 3. Public Consultation on next stage of Local Plan 

APRIL 2020

Stage 4. Submit local plan for examination

SEPTEMBER 2020

Stage 5. Examination by independent planning inspector

JANUARY 2021

Stage 6. Planning inspector's report

APRIL 2021

Stage 7. Adoption of Local

Plan

JUNE 2021